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By David R. Begun

A better half to Paleoanthropology provides a compendium of readings from major students within the box that outline our present wisdom of the main discoveries and advancements in human origins and human evolution, tracing the fossil checklist from primate and hominid origins to the dispersal of contemporary people around the globe.

  • Represents an obtainable state of the art precis of the total box of paleoanthropology, with an summary of hominid taxonomy
  • Features articles at the key discoveries in ape and human evolution, in cranial, postcranial and mind evolution, progress and development
  • Surveys the breadth of the paleontological checklist from primate origins to trendy humans
  • Highlights the original equipment and strategies of paleoanthropology, together with courting and ecological tools, and use of residing primate date to reconstruct habit in fossil apes and humans

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